Tag: West Virginia Department of Agriculture

State could spray for spongy moth this week

Weather permitting, the West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Forest Service (USDA-FS), will be making aerial treatment of roughly 2,681 acres to reduce impacts of the spongy moth to forested lands in Morgan County. The spongy moth (Lymantria dispar) was also known as the Gypsy[Read More…]

County forests could see damage from spongy moth

WVDA proposes Spongy Moth treatments for Spring 2023 by Kate Shunney Agriculture and forestry officials have said spongy moths – known previously as gypsy moths – are likely to show heavy impacts in parts of forested Morgan County and other areas of West Virginia this spring. The West Virginia Department[Read More…]